Gribetz International Unveils New Quilter

Gribetz International Unveils New Quilter

Gribetz International, a division of Carthage, Missouri-based Leggett & Platt Inc.’s Global Systems Group, has introduced a unique multihead quilting machine with “distinct needle control technology,” the company said in a news release. The new Spectrum quilter was introduced in at the furniture components show Interzum May 16-19 in Cologne, Germany. It uses newly developed […]

Gribetz International Earns L&P Best in Class Award

Gribetz International Earns L&P Best in Class Award

Quilting equipment supplier Gribetz International, part of Carthage, Missouri-based Leggett & Platt Inc.’s Global Systems Group, has achieved L&P Best in Class status as a high-performing Leggett & Platt business unit. L&P evaluates an array of quality assurance criteria to make selections for “the best of the best award,” the company said in a news […]

L&P’s Global Systems Group Adds Waste-exit Machinery

L&P’s Global Systems Group Adds Waste-exit Machinery

Leggett & Platt Inc.’s machinery division, Global Systems Group, based in Carthage, Missouri, has partnered with Denmark-based Waste-exit in the distribution of waste-management solutions. Global Systems Group now is the global sales agent for Waste-exit’s material waste handling systems that are sold to bedding makers. Nearly any mattress manufacturing machine can be retro-fitted to use […]

Global Systems Group and Waste-exit Offer Material Waste Removal Solutions

Global Systems Group and Waste-exit Offer Material Waste Removal Solutions

NEWS RELEASE WRITTEN BY LEGGETT & PLATT’S GLOBAL SYSTEMS GROUP AND PUBLISHED, UNEDITED, BY BEDTIMES Carthage, Missouri, March 16, 2017 — Waste-exit and Global Systems Group® (GSG), a division of Leggett & Platt Incorporated®, are pleased to announce their new partnership to serve the mattress industry. GSG has entered into agreement with Waste-exit to be […]

Leggett & Platt’s Global Systems Group Partners With Quarrata Forniture Srl

Leggett & Platt’s Global Systems Group Partners With Quarrata Forniture Srl

Leggett & Platt Inc.’s machinery division, Global Systems Group, now is the global sales agent for gluing machinery manufacturer Quarrata Forniture Srl, based in Quarrata, Italy. GSG will market Quarrata’s lineup of advanced roll-coat and spray-coat machinery, heat-dryer equipment and other systems to bedding manufacturers. Quarrata is an established company with a reputation for producing […]

Mattress Manufacturing: Power of Prevention

Mattress Manufacturing: Power of Prevention

Maintaining machinery now saves time and money later BY GARY JAMES What one action do all mattress producers need to take to keep their mattress manufacturing equipment in good working order? Implement a robust program of preventive maintenance, leading machinery suppliers say. A well-designed program includes inspecting equipment regularly, replacing worn parts before problems occur and […]

Bill Evans dies

Bill Evans dies

Robert “Bill” Evans, a retired field service technician for machinery supplier Leggett & Platt Global Systems Group, died March 7 in Clarendon County, South Carolina. He was 73. Evans’ long career in sewing machinery spanned more than 40 years, half of which he spent with L&P GSG’s Porter International, traveling to customer plants around the […]

News release: Bill Evans passes away

For immediate release Contact: Randy Metcalf Global Systems Group 1 Leggett Rd. Carthage, MO 64836 417-358-8131 ext 4890 FAX 417-358-3588 randy.metcalf@leggett.com Bill Evans Passes Away Carthage, Missouri, May 20, 2015— It is with deep sadness that we at Global Systems Group announce the recent passing of one of our dear industry friends, Robert “Bill” Evans, […]

Global Systems Group welcomes sales-team member

Global Systems Group welcomes sales-team member

Global Systems Group, the machinery division of Carthage, Missouri-based mattress industry supplier Leggett & Platt, has hired Mark Maryea as a regional sales manager for New England and other regions of the eastern United States and Canada. He has responsibility for sales and service of specialized sewing and cutting mattress-manufacturing machinery, parts and service solutions. […]

Ed Grether of L&P’s Global Systems Group retires

Global Systems Group, the machinery division of Carthage, Missouri-based industry supplier Leggett & Platt, has announced the retirement of Ed Grether, president of international sales. Grether, who worked more than 40 years in executive posts within the bedding industry, 17 of them with GSG, has elected to “begin new adventures,” an L&P news release said. […]